A delightful 1950s Kigu 'Minuette' made in Kigu's heyday. It is very beautiful with embossed flowers & ribbons. Each flower has a faux (paste) sapphire or ruby set atop. The background lid decoration is gilt guilloche engraving. The interior all gilt jeweller's /jeweler's finish & signed 'KIGU' within the registered triangular trademark & the word 'Minuette' inscribed too. Turn the key clockwise & this musical powder box plays The Blue Danube well. Just delightful! The original 'Dorothy' bag & unused sifter are present. The whole musical powder box is in super condition. The beveled mirror gives a good & accurate reflection & it still has the mirror sticker in place. The mirror sticker reads as follows -'THORSENS SWISS MADE Blue Danube'. The edges are scalloped and the base is signed 'KIGU MADE IN ENGLAND'.
This 1950s Kigu ' Minuette' measures 31/4" & weighs 115.8 grams.
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